Wednesday, 23 August 2017                

Next Senior Club Event

Our next Senior Club Event:

The Spring Cup

24 Aug to 21 Sep


Format: 5 round Swiss over 5 Thursday evenings.

Time control: There are two divisions

Open: 60min+30s/move

U800: 30min+30s/move


Open section is ACF rated.

U800 section is club rated.

Round 1, 24th August:

7:40 pm sign in. R1 starts at 8 pm.

All other rounds: 7:45 pm

Entry fee:

       Members - Open $10 , U800 $5

       Parents of members - $5

       Non-members - Open $30, U800 $20

Forfeit time: 30 min

Byes: One 1/2 point bye in the first 3 rounds only

Arbiter: Ian Birchall

Venue: Croydon RSL, 1 Civic Square, Croydon


For further information, you can:

Email the organiser:


What We Offer

Croydon Chess offers a fun and family-friendly environment suitable for chess players of all ages and skill levels.

We have a tiered coaching program for our junior players and coaching nights for our senior players.

We have regular tournaments for our Junior and Adult players ranging from fun events, such as Blitz (all moves in 5 minutes), through to more serious events such as the Croydon Open.

Croydon Chess is affiliated with Chess Victoria which, in turn, is an affiliate of the Australian Chess Federation.


Club Membership (2017 fees)
-- $70.00 / year for seniors
-- $50.00 / year for children
---- $30.00 / year for 2nd child
---- additional children free

Coaching Program for Juniors
-- 6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Youth (A division juniors) at Croydon RSL

    Juniors at Swinburne Croydon

    Please see here for more details

Senior Program
-- Start time: 7:30pm

ACF-rated Tournaments
-- usually $10.00* / tournament

-- $20.00* / tournament, if prize money is offered 

*members rates

Casual Play
-- $5.00 / visit

Sponsors and Supporters

Croydon Chess wishes to thank the following organisations instrumental in helping develop our club:

Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank Mooroolbark

LJ Hooker Mooroolbark L J Hooker


Northern Star Chess

Northern Star Chess - home of the Northern Star Chess Study Cards

 Maroondah City Council
Maroondah City Council

Chess Victoria

Swinburne University

Latest News
Tournament News - 19th August


Seniors: 'The Frost' final results

Open   1st Ian Birchall

2nd Kyle Gibson

=3rd  Garry Lycett, Chris Potter


U800   1st  Tiger Zhao 5/5

2nd  Jayden  Zhang  4/5

3rd  Chengyun Xu

 Please check here for  full results.


Juniors/Youth: Junior Club Championship. 

  Gavyn & Tiger lead A-division on 4/4.

  Angela has 4/4 in B-division, a half-point ahead of Audrey.

Please check here for results.


Vic Junior Championships - 10th July


Some of our keen juniors participated in the Vic Junior Championships over the July holidays:

(Current age in brackets)


U10 Open

1st Gavyn Sanusi-Goh  (9)  with 7/7

=13th Chengyun Xu (9)

=22nd Hayden Ma (9)

=34th Barathan Mahadeva (10)


U10 Girls

2nd Chloe Fan (10)


U8 Open

=7th Jayden Zhang (7)  & Tiger Zhao (6)

=12th Derek Qian (6)


U12 Open

=23rd Tim Brown (12)


U14 Open

=19th Brinthan Mahadeva (12)

Tournament News - 29th June


Fixed Openings (Senior) - French Defence

Toutes nos félicitations:

In the Open,

  1st   Guy West

  2nd  Kyle Gibson

  3rd   Kevin Brown

See full results.


In the U800,

  =1st  Eric Zheng & Chengyun Xu

  = 3rd  Tiger Zhao & Ernest Cheong

Full results are here.


World Top 10 for more details and full list

Upcoming events

Junior Club - Swinburne Croydon Campus

 Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm:

Aug 24    Junior Club Championship R5/7

Aug 31    Junior Club Championship R6/7


Youth Club - Croydon RSL  (A-div. Juniors)

 Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm:

Aug 24    Junior Club Championship R5/7

Aug 31    Junior Club Championship R6/7

Senior Club 
- Croydon RSL

 Thursdays 7:30 pm -                

 Aug  24   The Spring Cup (60m/30s)   R1/5

 Aug  31   The Spring Cup (60m/30s)   R2/5


Please check our 2017 Calendar for future events.


Location - Senior & Youth Club
Location - Junior Club

Senior & Youth Club Meeting Place:

  Croydon RSL
  1 Civic Square
  Croydon VIC 3136

(Behind the EV Youth Centre

on Mt Dandenong Rd)

Google Map Link

Junior Club Meeting Place:

  Cafeteria (CF,CG)
  Swinburne University

  Croydon Campus

  Norton Rd

  Croydon VIC 3136

   See Campus Map


  Croydon Chess

  C/O Croydon RSL
  PO Box 75
  Croydon VIC 3136


0490 125 926




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Croydon Chess services the following areas:

Bayswater, Blackburn, Boronia, Box Hill, Chirnside Park, Croydon, Doncaster, Donvale, Ferntree Gully, Forest Hill, Glen Waverley, Healesville, Heathmont, Heatherdale, Kilsyth, Knox, Lilydale, Mitcham, Monbulk, Montrose, Mooroolbark, Mount Dandenong, Mount Evelyn, Mount Waverley, Narre Warren, Nunawading, Park Orchards, Ringwood, Rowville, Scoresby, Seville, Silvan, Templestowe, Vermont, Wandin, Wantirna, Warburton, Warrandyte, Wheelers Hill, Wonga Park, Woori Yallock, Yarra Glen, Yarra Valley (covering council areas of Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges).

We have also listed other Melbourne and Victorian clubs on our external links page.

Statement of Purpose

Croydon Chess exists to:

  • encourage the enjoyment of chess amongst residents of Croydon and surrounding suburbs
  • educate our community about the benefits of a lifetime of playing chess
  • train participants of all ages to become more technically proficient in their play
  • facilitate the running of structured (competitive) chess tournaments as well as informal (casual) play
  • provide a welcoming club environment that fosters development of productive, long-term relationships between our members

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